Michelle is a senior research analyst for the Municipal Fixed Income Team, responsible for conducting fundamental credit analysis and contributing to relative value assessments with portfolio managers and traders. She is assigned to the higher and secondary education sector, covering issuers in Midwest and Southeast regions, as well as non-profit civic organizations nationwide. As part of her role, she leads the education and non-profit sector group.
Michelle began working in the financial services industry in 2000 when she started at Nuveen Investments. Prior to joining the research team in 2006, she served as an internal audit manager responsible for assessing the internal control environment throughout the organization in the areas of operations, investments, compliance, information technology, marketing, and finance. Previously, she worked as an internal auditor for The Coca-Cola Company and as an external financial auditor with Deloitte & Touche.
Michelle earned a B.S. from Auburn University and an M.S. from the University of Houston. She is also a C.P.A. in the states of Illinois and North Carolina.
Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.